Saddlestone quarry Old Man of Coniston

Saddlestone quarry Old Man of Coniston

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The weather was dry and warm.

The team were contacted by Cumbria Police (CUMPOL) to an incident on the Old Man of Coniston. A lady had reported that she was unable to continue her walk due to fatigue.

The team established where the party were and dispatched two team Land Rovers to above Brandy Crag quarry. The lady was soon located and helped down to the waiting vehicles.

Once off the Fell the lady with her party were taken back to their vehicle at Fell Gate.

In total 7 members attended this rescue which lasted 1 hour and 5 minutes

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